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Has America's Fire Been Contained?

Ethan Casey | Posted 09.04.2012 | Books
Ethan Casey

I've been intending to share a sketch of the itinerary I'm planning for my drive around the USA this fall for my next book, but that keeps getting overtaken by events. I'm starting to get used to the idea that this might be the way it goes for any of us from now on.

Pakistan's Institutional Troubles

Aziz Nayani | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
Aziz Nayani

There has always been friction between the military and the elected government in Pakistan, but we now also see friction between the different components of the formal, constitutional branches of government.

President Obama to General Kayani: Can You Hear Me Now?

Aparna Pande | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aparna Pande

In the context of rumors about an impending military coup in Pakistan, Obama's unannounced meeting with the Pakistani delegation emphasizing American support for the present civilian government might be a game-changer.

Lack of Coverage on Transgendered Pakistanis Shows Bias in US Media

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sanjeev Bery

For American reporters and editors, Pakistan only exists in the context of security concerns: the Taliban, terrorism, fundamentalist Islam, and the war in Afghanistan. Outside of this context, there is no Pakistan.

Musharraf 2007 Emergency Rule Declared Illegal By Pakistani Court

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state of emergency former President Pervez Musharraf imposed in 2007 was unconstituti...

Pakistan Hijras Community Of Transgender, Transvestite And Eunuchs To Be Registered For Better Integration Into Society

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Pakistani Supreme Court ruling has decreed that all members of Pakistan's hijras community should be registered as part of a government survey with ...

Chand Bibi, Pakistani Girl, Denies Flogging

PakTribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chand Bibi, the young girl who was shown being flogged by the Swat Taliban in a videotape aired on television channels, gave a statement to a Qazi, or...

Pakistani Court Investigates Taliban Flogging Video

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan's supreme court today launched an investigation into a video showing Taliban militants flogging a 17-year-old woman, hours before top America...

Zardari's Weakness Exposed By Pakistan Riots

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhary's return as chief justice of Pakistan's Supreme Court, two years after his dismissal by Pervez Musharraf, the then militar...

Pakistan Celebrates Restoration Of Chief Justice

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was a day of rejoicing, of drum playing, and of smiling at strangers. Pakistan's chief justice had just been reinstated after a two-year struggle, ...

Pakistan Marches, Crackdown Threaten Regional Stability

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The political and popular strife in Pakistan continues to escalate as police and government security officials attempt to stymie the rising tide of an...

Zardari-Sharif Deal: Media Rife With Rumors

IBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Defiant lawyers hit the streets of Pakistan on Thursday, kicking off their Long March in the Punjab province. The march mirrors the protests by lawyer...